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The Space In-between

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The Space In-between

It's the space in-between
that gets me to thinking
My spirits do rise
and then get to sinking

My mind starts to wonder
and reality fades
thoughts now run riot
and won't do as they're bade!

Possibilities seem endless
an idyll to dream
then reality wakes up
and starts being mean!

I give into doubts
and feel myself sinking
for it's the space in-between
that gets me to thinking.

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  1. Date: 8/26/2011 1:51:00 AM
    I guess that space is where creativity reigns 7up again I always love reading your poems

  1. Date: 8/17/2011 9:00:00 PM
    Hi Emma, I enjoyed this insightful verse. I love my spaces, leads me to places I never dreamed just like you say so well. Thanks for your visit and sweet comment.

  1. Date: 8/17/2011 11:09:00 AM
    You express yourself very well Emma. From start to end, enjoyed this piece.

  1. Date: 8/13/2011 12:34:00 PM
    yes Emma reality can be mean and it is surely a big wake up call in life.. but u have elegantly created an escape with your lovely words luv..

  1. Date: 8/13/2011 7:29:00 AM
    I really like how you ended it. Nice poem.